[Architecture] Some feedback on the PMT and Fedora 20

Kasper Markus kasper at raisingthefloor.org
Fri Apr 4 05:59:22 EDT 2014


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~Kasper

On 4/3/14 8:21 PM, Javier Hernández Antúnez wrote:
> Hi,
>
> before starting with this mail I'd like to say thank you to all of you 
> who are making this possible :)
>
> I've been meticulously testing the PMT under Fedora 20 (within the 
> pilots2 developments) and here are some feedback that could be 
> specially interesting for the pilot sites.
>
> Most of the settings that are included in the PMT are working fine, 
> found a few issues I'd like to mention, but as a resume, it seems to 
> be working pretty good and IMVHO almost ready for the pilots - yay!
>
> In relation with the PMT, I opened these two JIRAs:
>
> - Punctuation marks' box becomes unusable after applying changes 
> (http://issues.gpii.net/browse/GPII-695)
> - Problem with magnifier's docked-top 
> option (http://issues.gpii.net/browse/GPII-694)
>
> Also, I realized that "Volume" allows values higher than volume's 
> common term value range, if I use a value higher than 100, ALSA's 
> setting handler doesn't seem to work. So here's a question, where 
> should we fix this problem? in the settings handler, in the solution 
> registry (ie: by defining a maxValue in volume's transformation), in 
> the PMT?
>
> In relation with Fedora 20:
>
> - When changing the cursor-size, Firefox (and other apps such as 
> gnome-terminal) doesn't use the new established value for cursor size 
> :/. AFAIK, the problem is out of our hands, looks like it's related to 
> this report against GTK+ 
> (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=696428)
> - Although the "Show crosshairs" is being included in the resulting NP 
> set when using the PMT, it doesn't work in Fedora 20 due to a bug in 
> GNOME Shell. I've already reported it and provided a patch to fix it 
> in Fedora 20, hopefully, it'll be included in time for the pilots 
> (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1083500)
>
>
> Cheers,
> Javi
> -- 
> Javier Hernández Antúnez
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>
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Kasper Galschiot Markus
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